Selected Work

Installation view, Jumana Manna: The Contractor’s Heel , CRG Gallery, New York, 2016

Installation view, Jumana Manna: The Contractor’s Heel , CRG Gallery, New York, 2016

Installation view, Jumana Manna: The Contractor’s Heel , CRG Gallery, New York, 2016

Grid, 2016
Bone (camel and cow), wood
79 1/4 x 74 x 18 in. (201.3 x 188 x 45.7 cm)
JM9432

Shoulder, 2016
Bone (camel and cow), metal scaffold, wood
89 x 75 x 24 in. (226.1 x 190.5 x 61 cm)
JM9433

Head, 2016
Plaster, fiber, lacquer, wood
78 x 60 x 5 in. (198.1 x 152.4 x 12.7 cm)
JM9428

Heel, 2016
unique
Pigment, aqua-resin, fiberglass, lacquer, metal scaffold, wood, foam
83 1/2 x 74 1/2 x 27 3/4 in. (212.1 x 189.2 x 70.5 cm)
JM9427

Amulet, 2016
Plaster, fiber, lacquer, metal scaffold, wood
73 1/4 x 84 x 27 in. (186.1 x 213.4 x 68.6 cm)
JM9430

Installation view, Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, 2016

Installation view, Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, 2016

Installation view, Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, 2016

Installation view, Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, 2016

Installation view, Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, 2016

Installation view, Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, 2016

Installation view, Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK, 2016

Installation view, The Contractor’s Heel, Marrakech Biennale, Morrocco 2016

Installation view, The Contractor’s Heel, Marrakech Biennale, Morrocco 2016

Installation view, The Contractor’s Heel, Marrakech Biennale, Morrocco 2016

Installation view at Chisenhale, London, UK, 2015

Installation view at Chisenhale, London, UK, 2015

Installation view at Chisenhale, London, UK, 2015

Video still, A magical substance flows into me, 2015
HD Video with Sound 70min, looped, Edition of 3
JM9356

Co-commissioned by the Sharjah Art Foundation and Chisenhale Gallery with Malmö Konsthall and the Biennale of Sydney.  Courtesy of the artist and CRG Gallery (New York).

Video still, A magical substance flows into me, 2015
HD Video with Sound 70min, looped, Edition of 3
JM9356

Co-commissioned by the Sharjah Art Foundation and Chisenhale Gallery with Malmö Konsthall and the Biennale of Sydney.  Courtesy of the artist and CRG Gallery (New York).

Video still, A magical substance flows into me, 2015
HD Video with Sound 70min, looped, Edition of 3
JM9356

Co-commissioned by the Sharjah Art Foundation and Chisenhale Gallery with Malmö Konsthall and the Biennale of Sydney.  Courtesy of the artist and CRG Gallery (New York).

Installation view, Jumana Manna: Aftercinema , Beirut Art Center, Lebanon, 2015

Installation view, Jumana Manna: Aftercinema , Beirut Art Center, Lebanon, 2015

General Dealer, 2015
plastic wagon, burlap, plaster, pigment, lacquer,
53 1/2 x 15 11/16 x 14 9/16 in.
JM9255

Kidney, 2015
Plaster, burlap, metal, pigment, pacquer
59 x 19 5/8 in.
JM9268

Xylophone (from Robert Lachmann’s Archive), 2014
wood, plaster, rope, pigment and lacquer
81 7/16 x 28 11/16 in.
JM9293

Blue Elbow, 2015
Plaster, burlap, chair, pigment, lacquer
39 5/16 x 16 1/2 x 10 5/8 in.
JM9266

Grandma, 2015
Plaster, bamboo chair, wooden stool with velvet, pigment, lacquer
38 9/16 x 24 3/4 x 31 7/16 inches
JM9256

Assembly 2, 2015
Egg cartons, plaster, wax and lacquer
94 7/16 x 91 5/16 inches
JM9291

Iris Bulbs and Spines, 2015
wood, concrete
57 7/16 x 7 13/16 x 5 1/2 in.
JM9259

Arum, 2015
Scrap metal window frame (blue)
86 9/16 x 9 inches
JM9272

Bicep, 2015
Plaster, burlap, metal, plastic, pigment, lacquer
35 3/8 x 50 x 25 9/16 in.
JM9257

Walk Like a Vase, 2015
Metal, burlap, plaster, pigment, lacquer
118 1/16 x 66 7/8 x 196 13/16 in.
JM9271

Walk Like a Vase, 2015
Metal, burlap, plaster, pigment, lacquer
118 1/16 x 66 7/8 x 196 13/16 in.
JM9271

Installation view, Government Quarter Study, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Norway, 2014

Installation view, Government Quarter Study, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Norway, 2014

Installation view, Jumana Manna: Menace of Origins, Sculpture Center New York, NY, 2014

Installation view, Jumana Manna: Menace of Origins, Sculpture Center New York, NY, 2014

Installation view, Jumana Manna: Menace of Origins, Sculpture Center New York, NY, 2014

Installation view, Jumana Manna: Menace of Origins, Sculpture Center New York, NY, 2014

Torso, 2014
Plaster, burlap, glaze
64 x 49 x 4 inches
JM9014

Arc, 2014
Plaster, burlap, paper, glaze
61 x 48 3/4 x 4 in.
JM9016

Unlicensed Porch Wadi Hilweh, 2014
Limestone, mortar, wood, concrete
Dimensions variable
JM9007

Unlicensed Porch Issawiyeh, 2014
Limestone, mortar, wood, concrete
14 x 67 x 18 in.
JM9004

Unlicensed Porch Jabal al-Mukaber, 2014
Limestone, mortar, wood, concrete
19 3/4 x 35 1/4 x 26 inches
JM9008

Installation view, Untitled, CRG Gallery, 2013

TOYOTA NO. 467053, 2013
Used seatbelts, steel
67 x 28 x 28 inches
JM8874

GM 15107569 / MODEL #H02-08, 2013
Used seatbelts, steel
79 x 27 x 27 inches
JM8877

FIAT TRW SABELT Ar4M 043101, 2013
Used seatbelts, steel
14 x 67 x 48 in.
JM8875

Come To Rest, 2010
Wood, neoprene tube, SP pipe, silicon, acrylic paints
82 5/8 x 141 3/4 x 59 inches
JM8555

Come To Rest, 2010
Wood, neoprene tube, SP pipe, silicon, acrylic paints
82 5/8 x 141 3/4 x 59 inches
JM8555

Video still, A Sketch of Manners, (Alfred Roch’s Last Masquerade), 2013
co-scripted with Norman M. Klein
12 min HD video
JM8881

Video still, A Sketch of Manners, (Alfred Roch’s Last Masquerade), 2013
co-scripted with Norman M. Klein
12 min HD video
JM8881

Video still, A Sketch of Manners, (Alfred Roch’s Last Masquerade), 2013
co-scripted with Norman M. Klein
12 min HD video
JM8881

Video still, Blessed Blessed Oblivion, 2010
HD Video (Blu Ray DVD), 21:00 min, Edition of 3
JM8229

Video still, Blessed Blessed Oblivion, 2010
HD Video (Blu Ray DVD), 21:00 min, Edition of 3
JM8229

Video still, Blessed Blessed Oblivion, 2010
HD Video (Blu Ray DVD), 21:00 min, Edition of 3
JM8229

Video still, Jumana Manna and Sille Storihle The Goodness Regime, 2013
21 min HD video

Video still, Jumana Manna and Sille Storihle The Goodness Regime, 2013
21 min HD video

Video still, Jumana Manna and Sille Storihle The Goodness Regime, 2013
21 min HD video

Video still, The Umpire Whispers, 15 min HD Video, 2010

Video still, The Umpire Whispers, 15 min HD Video, 2010

Video still, The Umpire Whispers, 15 min HD Video, 2010

Biography

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Jumana Manna



Born in 1987, New Jersey, USA

Education

  • 2010-2011MA Aesthetics and Politics, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles
  • 2006-2009BA National Academy of the Arts, Oslo
  • 2005-2006BA Bezalel Academy for Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2016CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • Sandefjord Kunstforening, NO
  • Jumana Manna: A magical substance flows into me, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
  • 2015 Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK
  • Doubt of the Stage Prompter, Edit-Russ Haus für Medienkunst, DE
  • 2014Menace of Origins, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
  • 2013Untitled, CRG Gallery, New York, US
  • Artissima, Present Future Nominations, Turin, IT
  • The Goodness Regime, Kunsthall Oslo, NO
  • Gebruder Israels Austellungsraum, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE
  • 2011Wanderers, One Night Only, UKS, Oslo, NO
  • 2010For Those Who Like the Smell of Burning Tires, Kunsthall Oslo, NO
  • Blessed Blessed Oblivion, Maria Veie Gallery, Oslo, NO
  • Come to Rest, Barbur Galley, Jerusalem

Film Festivals & Screenings

  • 2016 “After The Last Sky” festival, as part of the exhibition “Questioning the Chroma-Key Principle”, Ballhaus Naunynstraße, Berlin, Germany
  • Film Society of Lincoln Center – Closing night selection of the ART OF THE REAL festival, New York, NY
  • BAFICI [18], Buenos Aires Film Festival, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • 66th Berlinale – Berlin Film Festival
  • Hello Guggenheim: Film and Video Curated by Bidoun Projects, Guggenheim, NY
  • 2015 Göteborg Kunsthall/ Göteborg Film Festival 2015
  • 2014 Filmlab: Days of Cinema, Ramallah, PS
  • Digital Marrakesh, MA
  • Kurant Visnigsrom, Tromso, NO
  • Human Resources, Los Angeles, US
  • Center for Contemporary Art, Stand and Stare…, Torun, PL
  • Beirut, Cairo, EG
  • 2013Inner Odessa, Akademie der Kunste der Welt, Filmforum Museum Ludwig, DE
  • Future Imperfect, Tate Modern, London, UK
  • Performa 13 Biennial, New York City, US
  • 12×12 video lounge, Berlinische Galerie , DE
  • Artist’s Film Club: Shifting Landscapes, ICA, London UK
  • New Horizons International Film Festival, Wroclaw, PL
  • Homeworks Forum VI, Ashkal Alwan/Beirut Art Center, Beirut, LB
  • The Poetics of UnforgettingArtprojx, Hackney Picturehouse, London, UK
  • Hackney Picturehouse, London, UK
  • Grimstad Short Film Festival, NO
  • International Film Festival Rotterdam, NL
  • London Palestine Film Festival, UK
  • Toronto Palestine Film Festival, CA
  • 2011New films from Norway, Film Society Lincoln Center, NY
  • 2009Toronto Palestine Film Festival, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2017 Nordic Pavilion, 57th International Art Exhibition, Venice Bienniale, Italy 
  • Eternal Youth, MCA Chicago, IL
  • Monastery of our Lady in Magdeburg, Magdeburg, DE
  • Kölnischer Kunstverein, Köln, DE
  • Satellite 10, Jeu de Paume, Paris, FR
  • 2016 Marrakech Biennale 6: Not New Now, Marrakech, MA
  • 20th Biennale of Sydney: The future is already here – It’s just not evenly distributed, Sydney, AU
  • Liverpool Biennial 2016, UK
  • Riwaq Biennale, PA
  • The Jerusalem Show VIII: ‘Before and After Origins’,Qalandia International, PA
  • Beton, Kunsthalle Wein, AT
  • Rauma Biennale Balticum, FI
  • Finnish Landscapes, Seurasaari /Checkpoint Helsinki, FI
  • Répétition, Villa Empain Brussels, BE
  • Resurrections, Kristiansand Kunsthall, NO
  • Histories of a Vanishing Present, The Mistake Room, US
  • On the Exactitude of Sciene, Goodman Taft, US
  • 2015Rainbow in the Dark, Malmö Konsthall, SE
  • Political Populism, Kunsthalle Wein, AU
  • Sandefjord Kunstpris, NO
  • Aftercinema, Beirut Art Center, LB
  • Rendez-vous / Biennale de Lyon 2015, FR
  • Century of Centuries, SALT Istanbul, TR
  • Lest the two Seas Meet, Museum of Modern Art. Warsaw, PL
  • The Doubt of the Stage Prompter, Sven Johne / Jumana Manna, Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg, DE
  • Alternative Modernisms, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, US
  • 2014
  • The Jerusalem Show VII, Al Ma’mal Foundation, Jerusalem
  • Hydrogenfabrikken Kunsthall, NO
  • Illuminated in the archives, Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga, Ontario, CA
  • Vi Lever På et Sterjne, Hennie Onstad Kunstsenter, NO
  • Take Liberty!, The National Museum of Art, Oslo, NO
  • Re: Visted: Riga Art Space, LV
  • Meeting Points 7 CIC, Cairo
  • Meeting Points 7 ParaSite Art Space, Hong Kong, HK
  • Meeting Points 7 21erHaus, Vienna, AU
  • 2013Meeting Points 7 curated by WHW at, Gallery Nova, Zagreb, HR and MuKHA, BE
  • The First Edition of the Bergen Assembly, Bergen, NO
  • The 11th Sharjah Biennale, UAE
  • The Mosaic Rooms, Qattan Foundation, UK
  • Mixed Cities, Tel Aviv Museum, IL
  • Future Ruins, Gudbrandsdalen, NO
  • 2012Young Palestinian Artist Award, Qattan Foundation, Ramallah, PAL
  • Nothing Forgotten Some Things Considered, Young Artists Society UKS, Oslo, NO
  • Miami Basel Art Fair under the auspices of CRG Gallery, USA
  • FRANK #1, Oslo, NO
  • After School Special in Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall, NO
  • Far Too Near East, DOX Gallery, Prague, CZ
  • Midnight Movies, Kurant, Tromsø, NO
  • 2011Do We Surft the Wake, Concorde, Los Angeles, US
  • CalArts Plays itself, Essen, DE
  • Word Perfect, Noplace, Oslo, NO
  • Return of the Loosers, Kalmar Konstmuseum, SE
  • Shesh Besh Petach Tikva Museum, IL
  • Fourth Wall VOX Populi, Philadelphia, US
  • The Spring Exhibition, Kunsthal Charlottenberg, Copenhagen, DK
  • Situation as Object, Gallery D.O.R, Brussels, B
  • 2010DnB Sparebankstiftilse Nomination, Oslo Kunstforening, NO
  • Another Country Ifa Gallery, Stuttgard, Berlin, DE
  • Young Palestinian Artists Award, A.M. Qattan Foundation, Ramallah, PAL
  • A Reluctant Apparition, Sue Scott Gallery, New York City, US
  • The Mediterranean Biennale of Haifa, IL
  • Stop Making Sense Oslo Kunstforening, NO
  • Trajector Art Fair under the auspices of REKORD Gallery Oslo, Brussels, B
  • Turn Loose the Swans Curator and participant, Al Mahatta Gallery, Ramallah, PAL
  • 20091001 nights, Postmasters Gallery, New York, US
  • Voluntary Security Check, Opera House, Oslo, NO
  • National Academy of the Arts BA show, Stenersen Museum,Oslo, NO
  • 2008Overlapping Voices, Essl Museum, Vienna, AU Multispace, Barbur, Jerusalem
  • The Jerusalem Show, Al Ma’mal Gallery, Jerusalem
  • Alone in the Dark, Kunsternerforbundet, Oslo, NO

Awards

  • 2017 ars viva Prize for Visual Arts
  • 2015 Sandefjord Kunstpris, Norway 2015
  • 2012The Young Palestinian Artist Award, Qattan Foundation (1st Prize)

Public collections

  • MoMA, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  • The Essen Museum, Essen, DE
  • Sharjah Art Foundation, UAE
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Publications


Jumana Manna and Alexandre da Cunha
Jumana Manna
Alexandre da Cunha
2014